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20/09/20

REBIRTH!

Publish to schedule has now been reinstated:

 

Submissions published each Monday & Friday at 5 am GMT

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Latest Prose [ more >> ]

A Sinking Ship

"You can't be serious?" The captain's face was flushed with fury. "It's an expedient manoeuvre but it could work. We've ...
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/ / Action adventure, Flash Fiction, Flash Fiction / 1 Comment on A Sinking Ship / 336 words / NEW! /

EN ROUTE BY TRAIN TO UFA

Part 2 after Setting Off For The Soviet Union in 1970 ...
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/ / Journal / 7 Comments on EN ROUTE BY TRAIN TO UFA / 246 words / /

I Don’t Much Like The Rain

This is a rewrite of something I first penned in 2004.  Mind you, the core of it might be the ...
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Fred’s Lockdown

Here's another take on the lockdown. Fred is a fictitious character, but then again he could be real ? 🤔 ...
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/ / Fiction / 2 Comments on Fred’s Lockdown / 197 words / /

The Brat

A young terrified girl is found on a cold, deserted moorland road late at night. She is fleeing two men ...
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/ / Fiction / 2 Comments on The Brat / 1641 words / /

Setting Off For The Soviet Union in 1970

This is the beginning of a very belated diary. I'd been invited many years ago to stay with friends in ...
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She never ceases to surprise me

In the midst of all this seriousness, how about a flash that changes the mood a little! ...
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Inner Ramblings

So, I'm new to this and not really sure how it works but I just wanted somewhere to share some ...
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/ / creative writing, Journal / 5 Comments on Inner Ramblings / 368 words / /

ONE YEAR, ONE WEEK, A DAY, AN HOUR

The loss of my  beloved pet, Ludo, is devastatingly painful, but everything is subjective isn't it? ...
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Discovery

'Is this a story? Or is it simply  A discovery, I wonder. We are traveling Through the moments, We stop ...
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/ / Flash Fiction / 4 Comments on Discovery / 922 words / /

Latest Poetry [ more >> ]

THAT Love

The passage of time changes everything, and in the maturity of older age are we not allowed to mourn what ...
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/ / 2 Comments on THAT Love / 223 words / /

The Craven

An alternative take on The Raven ...
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/ / 8 Comments on The Craven / 624 words / /

Complacence

At this juncture of unprecedented uncertainties we need bold positive mindset, spend quantifiable time for self. Self-care & satisfaction at ...
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tea with a friend

come visit soon we will drink green tea from translucent china no need to talk much we’ll show photos of ...
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/ / 4 Comments on tea with a friend / 78 words / /

torch song

torch song when winter comes and living stutters light a guiding lamp and I will find my way age or ...
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all flesh is as grass

the corduroy grey resting in a chair beside the pond sighed   pointing to a clump wilting in baked earth ...
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/ / No Comments on all flesh is as grass / 159 words / /

dreamin’ of better days

we’ll go to Whitby, rent a sea-view fisherman’s cottage stay for the weekend, take a taxi up to the Abbey ...
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/ / 2 Comments on dreamin’ of better days / 35 words / /

Hearing Voices

Taking coffee on my terrace ...
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/ / 1 Comment on Hearing Voices / 60 words / /

Copyright

  Even if I write smallest of poems I have to copyright them. Wonder who brought those Stones on the ...
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/ / 14 Comments on Copyright / 16 words / /

Chet drops by the jazz café Alto

surprise guest at the Alto café Amsterdam 88 early May a halo of blue gingham tables loaded with Amstel and ...
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